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Tibetan Art

Where There Is Suffering, There Is Art: Tibetan Artist Holds Solo Show in NYC

Tenzin Dorjee | Posted 06.27.2015 | Arts
Tenzin Dorjee

This weekend, a few dozen New Yorkers attended an event at Tibet House: an art tour by Tara Lobsang, a Tibetan artist born and raised in Tibet, educated in India, and now living in New York.

Enter The Beautiful World Of Contemporary Tibetan Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.24.2015 | Arts

For over 1,000 years, art has been a crucial facet of Tibetan culture, namely, spiritual art. Intimately associated with Buddhism, art revolved around...

Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

In mid-January the popularly-esteemed, British-born Buddhist nun, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo -- the closest thing we have to a Thomas Merton figure today -- spoke before a sold-out audience at the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Arts in Manhattan.

'The All-Knowing Buddha': A Journey To The Heart Of Tibetan Meditation

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion

Tibetan Buddhist deity Sarvavid Vairocana, also referred to as the All-knowing Buddha, embodies a visualization practice that is said to lead meditato...

How Artists In Tibet Find Means Of Self-Expression

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.16.2013 | Arts

In the Western world, art and self-expression are often thought of as going hand-in-hand, but in Tibet the two concepts are worlds apart. An exhibitio...

The Man Behind the Rubin Museum of Art

Misha Lyuve | Posted 12.07.2011 | New York
Misha Lyuve

This story is about a man who took Barney's NY, a swanky department store in central Manhattan and converted it into an art sanctuary, the Rubin Museum.

Offering a Home to Creativity

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heidiminx

The Tibetan culture is in the midst of a paradigm shift as modern influences collide with the ancient culture. Recognizing this collision, one young Tibetan has opened the first contemporary art gallery in India.

The Rubins on "What is Cuban Art?"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jim Luce

Both the island and the art are an unusual mix of the traditional and the modern, of the ordinary and the special, of simplicity and incredible complexity.

Buddhism, Spirituality, Mindfulness: NYC's Rubin Museum

Martin Brauen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Martin Brauen

It is this urgent connection to real life that has made the Rubin Museum of Art something of a magnet for seekers of all sorts.